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Piece of damask

Yellow silk ground on which is woven with pinkish red silk a design of pairs of birds and bunches of symmetrical conventional flower forms. Across the bottom is a piece of red and yellow fringe.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian, 16th(?)–17th century

Accession Number

93.572

Medium or Technique

Damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles